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How-to guides on things you want expert answers to, in easy-to-read formats for following along.

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How to change your AirDrop name

August 29th, 2022

Apple’s AirDrop feature allows you to transfer files wirelessly between various Apple devices. It was introduced in 2013 as part of iOS 7. Afterward, the feature was introduced to macOS and iPadOS. AirDrop works with all recent iPhones, iPad Air, iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro. AirDrop also works on any recent iPod device, …

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Wondering how to hide power cords? The answer is a simple $24 device

July 9th, 2022

If you’re wondering how to hide power cords, this is the answer to your question. Look no further than the Sleek Socket ultra-thin electrical outlet cover. It’s a brilliant solution to the problem and Amazon shoppers love it. The two best-selling versions are also both available with new, lower retail prices right now. I see …

How to use a UV protection lens filter

July 5th, 2022

A UV protection lens filter is an accessory that attaches to the front of your camera lens and blocks ultraviolet light rays. Many photographers argue that UV filters are essential, while others maintain that they are a waste of resources. UV protection lens filters are not only used to block UV light and reduce haze. …

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How to share your Focus status on an iPhone or iPad

June 29th, 2022

Apple devices now have a notifications filter feature that helps users control their screen time and minimize distractions. This feature, called “Focus,” works behind the scenes and temporarily silences all incoming calls and notifications. You can also share your Focus status with anyone that tries to reach you. Focus allows specific notifications from apps that …

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How to unblock a phone number

June 24th, 2022

So you blocked a number on your contact list, perhaps accidentally or intentionally, and you’re not quite sure how to unblock it. Here are some quick and easy-to-understand steps to unblock a number on Android and iPhones. While these tips will be pretty straightforward for iPhone users, there are many different Android user interfaces so …

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How to visit YouTube’s desktop site in Chrome

June 13th, 2022

YouTube’s desktop site is much more capable than its mobile version. While the mobile version tends to be faster and more convenient, the desktop version’s wide range of options and functionalities make it the preferred of the two. Hence, it is crucial to understand how to visit the YouTube desktop site in Chrome or other …

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What is about:blank?

May 29th, 2022

Have you recently come across “about:blank” on your browser? Perhaps on the tab of your title page or in your browser’s address bar? Have you wondered if this message was caused by a malicious virus, a poor internet connection, or a broken link? Well, about:blank is a built-in feature in web browsers like Chrome, Safari, …

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How to unsend an email in Gmail

May 27th, 2022

Have you ever sent an email and immediately regretted it? Many things could make you want to unsend an email. It could be that the email had typographical errors, or you forgot some essential details. You might have copied the wrong people or forgotten to attach some files. It could also be that you sent …

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How to recover your Snapchat Streak

May 24th, 2022

Let’s talk about how to recover your Snapchat streak. The Snapchat streak feature, commonly called snap streaks, has rapidly become an explosively popular Snapchat feature. Originally, Snap Inc (the company behind the Snapchat app) developed the Snapchat streak feature to keep the app engaging. But it has become so much more. Snapchat streaks are formed …

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How to take a screenshot on Windows

May 24th, 2022

If you’re a Windows user hoping to learn how to take screenshots on your Windows PC, you have come to the right place. In this article, we’ll look at the numerous ways to take screenshots on PC. This list will include methods that come built into your Windows PC. You might know some of the …